|coffeehouse_David_Lightman_135 - Mark Cohen|
McClatchy White House correspondent David Lightman discusses the politics and economics of the auto rescue plan.
Keywords: Detroit; cars; bail-out; rescue
|The Coffee House - February 2007 - Mark Cohen|
Maryland lawmakers are on the verge of enacting a Clean Cars bill that will put into effect California's tougher vehicle emissions standards to limit smog and greenhouse gas emissions. Baltimore Sun reporter Tom Pelton anticipates the new law will have a positive impact in reducing smog but that its greatest impact will be in reducing carbon dioxide, and that change will increase the sticker price of new vehicles...
Keywords: clean cars; Robert Drinan; HPV; vaccine; ethnic farming
|The Coffee House - October 2006 - Mark Cohen|
(1) Interview with Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) about the National Intelligence Estimate, interrogation of terrorism suspects, and the prospects for a change in which party controls Congress in November. (2) Pulitzer nominee Edwin Black on his explosive, new investigative book, INTERNAL COMBUSTION, detailing the scandalous history of how gasoline-motored cars displaced electric cars a century ago. (3) Word/Dance/Theater founder and president Cynthia Word on rethinking Isadora Duncan and modern d...
Keywords: politics; Congress; elections; automobile; gasoline; electric cars; dance; modern